Browse Submitted Surnames
This is a list of submitted surnames in which the person who added the name is LuzC
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
GRAF Jewish, Yiddish
Ornamental name selected, like Herzog
and other words denoting titles, because of their aristocratic connotations.
GRAF German, German (Swiss)
Status name from Middle High German grave
, which was used as a title denoting various more or less aristocratic dignitaries and officials. In later times it became established as a title of nobility equivalent to the Romance count... [more]
Occupational name from Middle English greyve "steward", from Old Norse greifi or Low German greve
Topographic name for someone who lived on a patch of gravelly soil, from Old French grave
"gravel" (of Celtic origin).
Either from the northern form of Graf
, but more commonly a topographic name from Middle Low German grave
"ditch", "moat", "channel", or a habitational name from any of several places in northern Germany named with this word.
A nickname for a strong, heavy man, or for a lout, from Middle High German g(e)rop
French spelling, often found in Canada, of Groult, Grould, possibly reduced forms of Gréoul
, a personal name of Germanic origin, composed of the elements gred
"hunger" + wolf
Name from any of several places named Grove or Groven, which derive their name from Middle Low Germany grove
‘ditch’, ‘channel’. In some cases the name is a Dutch or Low German form of Grube
Name for someone who lived by a grove or thicket, Middle English grove
, Old English graf
Name for someone who lived in a depression or hollow, from Middle High German gruobe
"pit", "hollow". See also Gruber